Looking for a fun summer job? Do you like to be outside, enjoying the beautiful summer weather? If you like working with people, and ensuring our beautiful, award-winning parks stay safe and attractive to our community, we are looking for you!
Our Park Rangers patrol City-operated properties to prevent vandalism, fire, theft, and development of unsafe conditions. They are responsible for the suppression of civil violations and criminal activities involving the protection of life and property, for gaining compliance to laws and regulations of conduct affecting visitors, and for providing assistance and information to the public as needed.
Come make a difference in the day to day lives of our community members as they are able to safely enjoy their parks, trails and greenways.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Patrols City property on foot or bicycle; examines premises to determine if patrons' use of facilities is in compliance with laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
Advises the public of, and seeks voluntary compliance with, laws, ordinances, rules and regulations relating to use of City properties. Checks usage permits. Serves exclusions to users of City properties.
Reports violations of laws and ordinances, unauthorized practices, safety and health hazards, and unsanitary conditions to designated authority.
Directs traffic and enforces parking and traffic regulations on City properties.
Sets up and locates barriers, flares, flags and other appropriate warnings to protect the public from emergency hazards.
Renders first aid and summons medical assistance when necessary.
Assists recreation program staff, park maintenance staff, and special use permit holders with setting up or breaking down facilities for programs and performing minor maintenance tasks.
Prepares daily reports and completes studies as may be required.
Provides general information about the City to the public.
Drives to city facilities, vendors, training programs, and meetings as necessary.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Technical Skill/Knowledge: Knowledge of approved principles and practices of police work and of department policies, rules and regulations. Knowledge of agency objectives, available facilities and services and interesting features and places of interest.
Language Skills: Ability to record major situations clearly and accurately. Ability to inform the public effectively and to enforce laws, ordinances, regulations and safety rules with firmness, tact, and impartiality. Ability to communicate effectively with people on an individual or group basis.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to observe situations analytically and objectively and the ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies while recognizing the rights and privileges of individuals and groups that patronize the agency's facilities. Work involves an element of personal risk and the employee must be able to exercise sound judgment in emergency situations. Ability to determine the proper course of action during major situations. Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Possession of or the ability to obtain possession of a valid Oregon Driver's license. Ability to obtain Community CPR and Basic First Aid certification.
Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, local businesses and the general public.
Necessary Special Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be free of conviction of a crime other than minor traffic violations. Vision and hearing standards equivalent to Police Officer standards.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Two years of academic study above the high school level preferred; or two years of progressively responsible experience with demonstrated ability to learn and apply detailed regulations and procedures. Any satisfactory equivalent combinations of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the above.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 90 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
HOW TO APPLY: Application review will occur as submitted. First round of interviews will occur on April 18. Skype interviews will be offered to out of area candidates. The posting may close at any, so apply early!
Apply online at https://agency.governmentjobs.com/tualatinor/default.cfm. We are not able to accept e-mailed or mailed applications or resumes in place of the online application.
If you need assistance with the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 503-691-3022. The City of Tualatin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position requires a background check, pre-placement physical and drug screen.
Internal Number: 2019-000
About City of Tualatin
A fantastic opportunity awaits an energetic, enthusiastic, customer service- oriented individual who has a passion for public service. Located 12 miles south of Portland, Tualatin is a progressive, vibrant community of approximately 27,000.